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Herat to have its first overpass

Local officials from the Herat province reported about the stone-laying foundation of the first overpass in the Guzarah district of Herat. The overpass is going to be built in Guzarah district close to the airport on the Herat-Kandahar highway. Herat

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Launch of construction of Helmand projects

Construction of three development projects, including buildings for the municipality district and transport and the department cleanliness and asphalting of a road, was launched on Sunday in Lashkargah, the capital of southern Helmand province. The project, costing USD 270,000, is

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Problems of Baghlan farmers not addressed

Baghlan fruits have lost their values in the market, as distance from the market and damaged roads have affected the quality of the fruits. The farmers say that their apple yield has been higher than previous years, but due to

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Copper extraction in Sar-e-Pul to begin soon

Mines Ministry officials said the bidding process for copper extraction in Balkhab district of Sar-e-Pul province is completed and the winning extraction company is to be announced soon. The extraction work is expected to start next year. According to the

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NSP launches infra projects in Kunduz

Completed under the National Solidarity Program (NSP), seventeen infrastructure projects are inaugurated in the northern province of Kunduz. The projects include graveling of 3.5km road, 40 wells equipped with hand pumps, construction of 43 small bridges, seven community centers, extension

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Bamyan road asphalted

Second Vice-President Mohammad Karim Khalili and Public Works Minister Najibullah Awjan attended the inaugural ceremony for the new asphalted road between the provincial capital and Yakawland district. The asphalted road has reduced the four-hour distance between the two regions to

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Doshi-Pulkhumri Road to be reconstructed

Ministry of Public Works signed the USD 17.8mn contract of the reconstruction of Doshi-Pulkhurmi road with Nabizada Wardak Construction Company. Public works minister Najibullah Awzhan, speaking at the signing ceremony, said the 51.9km road is funded by the Islamic Develop

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Baghlan-Takhar road built

Officials from the national program of rural road construction reported the completion of the Baghlan-Takhar road construction. The road is a linking road between Baghlan and Takhar, and it also connects Baghlan province with Kunduz through the districts of Boorka,

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Daikundi’s market road to be concreted soon

The 451m road inside the market of Daikundi will be concreted within 3 weeks, local officials reported. “The project costs 1 million and 900 thousand AFN, funded by the municipality of Daikundi,” said Qurban Ali Uruzgani, governor of Daikundi. Receiving

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“Bamyan roads are disposable”-Bamyan drivers

A number of bus drivers in Bamyan complained about the poor quality of the road going from Shash Pul village, located in the center of Bamyan, to Aab Bolola region in Shibar district. Dr. Habibya Sarabi said the road was

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Required protection of Afghanistan roads has not taken place

Ministry of Public Affairs says in recent years, the roads in this country have not received much protection and care. More than 7,000km of roads have been built in this country, but due to lack of protection and care, many

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Asphalting of roads in Herat Province

Asphalting of Road 2 of Guzarah District and Pashtoon Zarghoon District began on Wednesday. The project costs more than USD 11mn, which is funded by the national government. According to Herat’s governor Daud Saba, this is the first road, connecting

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World Bank pays USD 125 million for Construction of Rural Roads

Ministry of Finance signed a USD 124 million contract with the World Bank on Sunday to fund the construction of 1,300km road and about 1,600m bridges and culverts. MoF’s Deputy Dr. Mustafa Mastoor said that the project will be carried

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Kabul Road Works are Partners’ Pride

Emergency road repairs continue apace in Kabul, months after its harshest winter in 20 years but their ongoing significance goes much beyond a smoother ride for residents of the Afghan capital. The road works are a shining example of the

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Afghanistan’s problem is not Money but lack of Human Capital

Lack of professional individuals and proper management of projects are the main obstacles to the development of infrastructure in the country. Building, Water and Energy Consultant to the President Yusuf Pashtoon spoke in an international conference on infrastructure in Afghanistan

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New Road to Kunduz Airport

The construction of a new road to Kunduz airport, a Germany-funded project, inaugurated yesterday. The road is 3km long and 7 km wide, according to Jawan Shir Head of Public Works of Kunduz. The road is expected to be completed

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5 Uplift Projects to Launch Soon in Afghanistan

Ministry of Public Works signed five uplif t projects agreements with different construction companies in Kabul. Deputy Minister of Public Works, Najibullah Ozhan, signed the agreement with the companies if Ilyas-Wais, Nawi Bahar, Sahak, Sunat Emran-e-Sabz and Killid-e-Tellaye. As per

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Work on key road launched in Badakhshan

Construction work on a 75-kilomentre road was launched in northeastern Badakhshan province on Sunday, officials said. The 5-metre wide road that connects Maimi and Shaghnan districts is being constructed at a cost of $15 million by the Ministry of Rural

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